Tag: camera

Review: Nikon KeyMission 360 at DPReview

The Nikon KeyMission 360 is a 360-degree camera with a lot of promise—and serious software shortcomings. Read my review at DPReview.com.

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Talking 360 Degree Cameras on MacVoices

Following the publication of my guide to The Best 360 Degree Camera at The Wirecutter, I sat down with Chuck Joiner at MacVoices to talk all about it. We cover why someone would want a 360-degree camera in the first place, some background on how I went about making the final selections, and more. If ...

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The Best 360-Degree Camera

Here’s something a long time coming. I’m thrilled to announce that I have a new guide at The Wirecutter: The Best 360-Degree Camera. This is by far one of the most interesting projects I’ve done. 360-degree cameras capture the entire sphere around the photographer, in stills or video, which is great for getting a better ...

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Selfie

A woman captures a selfie in front of the EMP museum in Seattle. If you like the work I do, please consider signing up for my low-volume newsletter that I use to announce new projects, items, and giveaways that I think my readers would be interested in.

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Austin Mann iPhone 6s/6s Plus Camera Review

Chasing Light: Switzerland from Austin Mann on Vimeo. Two thoughts: These photos and videos, and the results Mann found, are pretty stunning. Why the hell am I not in Switzerland? Amazingly beautiful. Read and see the review here: iPhone 6s Camera Review If you like the work I do, please consider signing up for my ...

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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Camera Improvements

I attended Apple’s launch event yesterday for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch. Although all the technical details of the devices can be found online, it was great to feel these new devices in hand. Over at the Lynda.com Articles page, I’ve written up details of what’s new in the cameras of ...

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Adam Savage Laments Obvious Flaw in Modern Cameras

Adam Savage, one half of the Mythbusters duo, rants about a problem so obvious in digital photography that it’s amazing a solution isn’t out there: the difficulty of even “easy” point-and-shoot cameras. He should know, since he’s frequently asked to pose for photos. He writes: We have been inculcated with the idea that with a ...

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Canon EOS M2 Announced, Might Be Asia-Only

Canon has unveiled the successor to the EOS M, the EOS M2, but there’s no indication yet (says CanonRumors) that it will be sold in the Americas or Europe. According to PetaPixel, the biggest shortcoming of the EOS M has been addressed: autofocus is much improved thanks to a better processor. Otherwise the M2 seems ...

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Canon EOS M Now Just $300

Just in time for the holidays, the Canon EOS M mirrorless camera is now just a hair over $300 including the lens. (It originally sold for close to $800!) Pick up the camera and a copy of my book (itself only $19) while you’re at it: Canon EOS M: From Snapshots to Great Shots (My ...

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Autumn Change, Shot with the iPhone 5s

[Be sure to view it larger in Flickr’s Lightbox interface.] On a walk today, I spied a backlit leaf that demanded to be photographed. (It’s fall, so this becomes a frequent occurrence.) Although I was carrying my Canon PowerShot G12 in my bag, I of course reached for my iPhone to grab the shot. I ...